Pickathon 2013

Pickathon 2013: Parquet Courts

Colette Pomerleau / August 14, 2013
Parquet Courts. All photography by Colette Pomerleau.
Parquet Courts. All photography by Colette Pomerleau.

Brooklyn-based Parquet Courts delivered fast, witty punk to masses of hippies, dads, farmers and festival obsessors.

Parquet Courts. All photography by Colette Pomerleau.
Parquet Courts. All photography by Colette Pomerleau.

While each song blended into the next, it would be unfitting to describe them as characterless. These four guys have been acknowledged by the mainstream and the underground scene for a reason.
When you’re able to grasp onto the lyrics, which are usually inaudible, you find yourself taking in shockingly dramatic pieces of brain candy. A crowd of enthralled fans, whether new or veterans, shook their heads fast enough to make anyone wonder if that coupled with the heat exhaustion would send them away to a state of unconsciousness.

Parquet Courts. All photography by Colette Pomerleau.
Parquet Courts. All photography by Colette Pomerleau.

Their unsteady movements, complete absorption in their jams and multiple endings to their songs made their set.

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